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PlantFiles: Edging Lobelia, Annual Lobelia, Trailing Lobelia
Lobelia erinus 'Laguna Compact Blue With Eye'

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Family: Campanulaceae (kam-pan-yew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lobelia (low-BEE-lee-a) (Info)
Species: erinus (EAR-rin-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Laguna Compact Blue With Eye
Additional cultivar information: (PP16112, Laguna™ series, aka Lobetis)
Hybridized by Oud; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2003

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2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Dark Blue
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive croclover On Jun 25, 2006, croclover from Lake Forest, CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

A real eye-catcher for bed edging. Loves the sun, but not intense heat and will start to look tired and droopy as the summer progresses if in direct sunlight. My suggestion is plant in an area that will have partial shade in the afternoon if planning to enjoy during the summer.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lake Forest, California
San Jose, California
Woodridge, Illinois
Dallas, Texas
Waxahachie, Texas



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